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Minimum Wage Laws: 5 Trends Affecting Your Labor Law Compliance Program

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Minimum Wage Laws: 5 Trends Affecting Your Labor Law Compliance Program

  1. 1. MINIMUM WAGE LAWS 5 Trends Affecting Your Labor Law Compliance Program G O V D O C S
  2. 2. 5 T R E N D S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R L A B O R L A W C O M P L I A N C E P R O G R A M G O V D O C S When we think of minimum wage workers, we may envision them as teenagers or young adults working part-time, living at home, etc. However, the minimum wage worker has changed over the years. See the stats to the right to understand who they are today.  1. THE CHANGING MINIMUM WAGE WORKER Nearly 50% are under the age of 25 62.8% are women 76.3% are Caucasian 23.1% don’t have a high school diploma 65% work part-time 47% live in the South 65% are service workers, 50% of which work in food preparation and serving- related industries 2015 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Study: http://poverty.ucdavis.edu/faq/what-are-characteristics-minimum-wage-workers 
  3. 3. 5 T R E N D S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R L A B O R L A W C O M P L I A N C E P R O G R A M G O V D O C S 2. INCREASE IN CITY AND COUNTY MINIMUM WAGE LAWS Wages are changing to account for living factors specific to the county or city. Also, local jurisdictions can pass and update laws at a quicker pace due to inaction at the federal level.  32 6cities have minimum wage laws counties have minimum wage laws
  4. 4. 5 T R E N D S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R L A B O R L A W C O M P L I A N C E P R O G R A M G O V D O C S 3. INCREASE IN STATE PREEMPTION LAWS Multiple jurisdiction minimum wage requirements (federal, state, county and city) create confusion for employers. Risk of financial burden on employers, which could result in closing or moving locations WHY ARE WE SEEING THIS TREND?
  5. 5. 5 T R E N D S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R L A B O R L A W C O M P L I A N C E P R O G R A M G O V D O C S W H Y $ 1 5 ? $15 an hour for a full-time worker – working 40 hours per week – earns about $30,000 annually, which is just shy from the U.S. poverty threshold of $34,000 a year.  W H A T I S I T ? A global movement in more than 300 cities worldwide to increase minimum wage to $15.  Here in the U.S., action has raised wages for 22 million workers, 10 million of which are on their way to earning a $15 rate W H E R E I S T H I S H A P P E N I N G ? Jurisdictions moving toward a $15 minimum wage include: New York (by 2021), California and Minneapolis, MN (by 2022), Seattle (currently), New York City and Sunnyvale, CA (by 2018). 4. THE MOVE TO A $15 RATE
  6. 6. 5 T R E N D S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R L A B O R L A W C O M P L I A N C E P R O G R A M G O V D O C S Monitor the latest federal, state, county and city rates Y O U H A V E T O . . . Determine which rate applies to each location Sift through news alerts, blogs and agency websites Consult with legal counsel 5. MINIMUM WAGE RATE MANAGEMENT IS MORE COMPLEX
  7. 7. 5 T R E N D S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R L A B O R L A W C O M P L I A N C E P R O G R A M G O V D O C S How Do You Manage the Data?
  8. 8. 5 T R E N D S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R L A B O R L A W C O M P L I A N C E P R O G R A M G O V D O C S GovDocs Minimum Wage Minimum Wage Tracking. Simplified. Upload your location list and answer a few questions to determine applicable minimum wage rates Access state – as well as their respective county and city – wage rates from an interactive map Explore detailed wage pages to learn more about a jurisdiction’s minimum wage laws Receive and review notifications of new and updated wage rates and legislation H E R E ' S H O W I T W O R K S :
  9. 9. READY TO LEARN MORE? Contact us for more information on GovDocs Minimum Wage or any of our other employment law management solutions for your company. Email info@govdocs.com 1-888-273-3274 govdocs.com Phone Website COPYRIGHT © 2017 GOVDOCS, INC. GOVDOCS IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF GOVDOCS, INC. G O V D O C S

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